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Playground Bar & Lounge

Open Now: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Open today: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
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Good for a sports bar

We went on a Saturday night to watch the UofA basketball game. It was crowded but we were able to... read more

Reviewed February 17, 2018
Atlanta, Georgia
Good Spot

reat service. Food is mediocre. Ordered the dry rub chicken wings. They were served on a bed of... read more

Reviewed January 17, 2017
Tucson, Arizona
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good18%
  • Average25%
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  • Terrible18%
17 Feb 2018
“Good for a sports bar”
2 weeks ago
“Fab cocktails and bar staff ”
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278 E Congress St, Tucson, AZ 85701-1829
+1 520-396-3691
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great place for celebration cocktails and sitting at the bar and chatting to the bar tenders. Not cheap but a good fun night with a nice atmosphere.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JP070766
Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

The wine is served in stemless glasses and the pours are small and not worth the price. The absolute worst philly cheesteak sub ever. This was offered on the bar menu for $9.00. It was beef mush with the consistency of oatmeal with burned pieces...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank gary a
Reviewed August 4, 2018

Love going to the Playground to see live music, do some dancing, have some dinner and drinks. Always a great time. We especially go to see the band "Heart and Soul" great group.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank kgirlwalks71
Reviewed May 16, 2018

Their mixed drinks are really tasty - I had to order a second watermelon drink as the first was so good. Good service, good seating. Not too loud and restrooms were nice.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Laura F
Reviewed March 19, 2018

We hung out on the roof top lounge area which was very comfortable. Service was great. Good food and good beers on tap. They just remodeled so a lot of cool decretive items. I loved the outside heaters , they looked like large lamps.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Karen C
Reviewed February 17, 2018

We went on a Saturday night to watch the UofA basketball game. It was crowded but we were able to find a table after a short wait. Our server was quite attentive and quick - we didn't have any problem getting our drinks and getting...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank 48Buddy
Reviewed February 20, 2017

Playground is a club scene with an out door area upon entering then a bar inside and a rooftop dance floor. I have never had a good experience here. The bartenders are extremely slow and rude. I try to give slack because I am a...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank emk308
Reviewed January 17, 2017

reat service. Food is mediocre. Ordered the dry rub chicken wings. They were served on a bed of potato chips. Very salty wings. Someone ordered the calamari. Batter was light but could really taste the frying oil. Again great staff. A great place to stop...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank GeneT60
Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

Service is poor. We waited ten minutes for a glass of water and left when our drinks had not arrived 20 minutes later. The establishment is understaffed (only two employees in evidence on a Saturday afternoon) by indifferent 20-somethings. A sports bar in the heart...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank GothamGrady
Reviewed October 12, 2016

If you like it loud, dark and bright, and crowded, go there, especially on Friday or Saturday nights. Especially on Second Saturday. It is mostly a young adult place, but after a while it does not seem to matter, and once you have passed the...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Laurence L
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